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I have a 15000 watt Generac generator it keeps tripping the

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I have a 15000 watt Generac generator it keeps tripping the overspeed limiter. What will cause this and how to correct it.
This generator is 11 years old it set unused for three years. It does this at every start up.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.

What are the model and serial numbers of the genset?

Your problem is most likely a bad carburetor that is allowing the engine to run too fast.